The power of my own mental health journey
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The power of my own mental health journey

Francesca Hufton Third-year mental health nursing student, Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent

Experience as a service user may at first seem like a barrier, but lived experience of illness is an asset in nursing

My desire to become a nurse was driven entirely by my own experiences of being a mental health service user.

Nursing Standard. 35, 10, 41-42. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.10.41.s17

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